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ASTM D5245

Standard Practice for Cleaning Laboratory Glassware, Plasticware, and Equipment Used in Microbiological Analyses

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 May 1992
Status: active
Page Count: 5
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In microbiology, clean glassware is crucial to ensure valid results. Previously used or new glassware must be thoroughly cleaned. Laboratory ware and equipment that are not chemically clean are responsible for considerable losses in personnel time and supplies in many laboratories. These losses may occur as down time when experiments clearly have been adversely affected and as invalid data that are often attributed to experimental error. Chemical contaminants that adversely affect experimental results are not always easily detected. This practice describes the procedures for producing chemically clean glassware.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautions, see Section 5, 7.3.1, and Note 1 and Note 2.

Document History

April 1, 2019
Standard Practice for Cleaning Laboratory Glassware, Plasticware, and Equipment Used in Microbiological Analyses
In microbiology, clean glassware is crucial to ensure valid results. Previously used or new glassware must be thoroughly cleaned. Laboratory ware and equipment that are not chemically clean are...
ASTM D5245
May 15, 1992
Standard Practice for Cleaning Laboratory Glassware, Plasticware, and Equipment Used in Microbiological Analyses
In microbiology, clean glassware is crucial to ensure valid results. Previously used or new glassware must be thoroughly cleaned. Laboratory ware and equipment that are not chemically clean are...
May 15, 1992
Standard Practice for Cleaning Laboratory Glassware, Plasticware, and Equipment Used in Microbiological Analyses
1. Scope 1.1 In microbiology, clean glassware is crucial to ensure valid results. Previously used or new glassware must be thoroughly cleaned. Laboratory ware and equipment that are not chemically...
May 15, 1992
Standard Practice for Cleaning Laboratory Glassware, Plasticware, and Equipment Used in Microbiological Analyses
In microbiology, clean glassware is crucial to ensure valid results. Previously used or new glassware must be thoroughly cleaned. Laboratory ware and equipment that are not chemically clean are...

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